This week, Human Rights Watch reported that Chinese government authorities have conducted a mass collection of DNA samples from local populations across numerous towns in Tibet. The measure ostensibly aims to improve crime...
Nov 8, 2015
Now that the Chinese government has adjusted the national family planning regulations to allow...
Jun 24, 2014
Under the current one-child policy, families are fined heavily for having an extra child, as in...
Jun 17, 2014
At The New York Times, Didi Kirsten Tatlow reports on the story of Wang Guangrong, a father who...
Dec 31, 2013
William Wan at The Washington Post tells the story of China’s “left-behind...
Nov 24, 2013
The BBC reports that Guo Bin, a young boy whose eyes were gouged out in a violent attack last...
Jul 16, 2013
Liz Carter at Tea Leaf Nation gives a summary of recent debates among weibo users over the safety and education of China’s 60 million “left-behind” children: As reports of sexual assault and even murder of...
May 16, 2013
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. Central Propaganda Department: Without exception, do not report or comment on [information] about...
May 18, 2005
From the May 13 Los Angeles Times: The Chinese government officially forbids children under 16 from working, but critics say it does little to enforce the law. Statistics are hard to come by, but in some estimates, as many as 10 million school-age children are doing their part to turn China into a low-cost manufacturing […]
May 18, 2005
From Reuters: A landmark survey on violence against children in China shows abuse is more widespread than previously believed and has a lasting effect on mental health… The survey of more than 3,500 adolescents undertaken by the All-China Women’s Federation, Peking University and UNICEF showed more than 50 percent of males taking part and one-third […]
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- Sinocism – 2023 Weekly Discussion Thread #36: Xi in San Francisco; TikTok
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